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Cedarwood is an important perfume material in the woody odor tonality. It finds application in various types of fragrances. The oil is also used to obtain cedarwood derivatives. The term “cedar” is derived from Latin (cedrus), Greek (kédros), Old English (ceder) and French (cedre). Cedarwood trees were appreciated in antiquity. The wood was imported to Egypt for various uses. Cedarwood oil was obtained by primitive distillation in ancient India.
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